Klondike Big Inch Land Company


Oct 1, 2019 ,

How do you build a connection between cereal lovers and the Klondike? Give them a small piece of Yukon, of course! This episodes details when and why Quaker Oats tried doing exactly that.

For futher reading:

The Klondike Big Inch  https://www.yukoninfo.com/dawson-city-yukon/the-klondike-big-inch/

Taking Stock: Decades-old deed to one square inch of Canada’s Yukon Territory has some value https://oklahoman.com/article/5484693/taking-stock-decades-old-deed-to-one-square-inch-of-canadas-yukon-territory-has-some-value

Revisiting the Klondike Big Inch https://whatsupyukon.com/Yukon-communities/Dawson-City/revisiting-the-klondike-big-inch/

Klondike Big Inch Land Company http://the-wanderling.com/big_inch.html

Do I really own a teeny tiny piece of land in the Yukon? https://www.mcall.com/news/mc-xpm-2008-04-29-4064347-story.html

Klondike Big Inch Land Promotion https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klondike_Big_Inch_Land_Promotion

Cereal Box Yukon Deeds Aren’t Worth Anything https://www.dailypress.com/news/dp-xpm-20000404-2000-04-04-0004030133-story.html

Klondike Big Inch Land Company (Quaker Harvest Oats campaign for one square inch of Yukon land) – Klondike 1954 https://scripophily.net/klonbiginlan.html

How to: Not Buy Land in the Yukon  http://mentalfloss.com/article/16009/how-not-buy-land-yukon

A Prze in Every Box: Premiums, Toys and Box-Tops https://www.cbc.ca/radio/undertheinfluence/a-prize-in-every-box-premiums-toys-and-box-tops-1.2801839

Klondike Big Inch Program http://www.emr.gov.yk.ca/landmanagement/interesting_facts.html

Original Ad http://www.emr.gov.yk.ca/landmanagement/pdf/klondike_big_inch_seattle_times.pdf

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Music is courtesy of jjstiano over at Looperman.com. The photo of Dawson comes from brigachtal at Pixabay.

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